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Secretary Bernhardt Announces $83.7 Million Construction Award to Continue Work on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply...

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced an $83.7 million construction contract for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project to bring clean and reliable water to tribal and rural communities in northwestern New Mexico
Enterprise Community Partners

Landmark Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk to Address the Bay Area Housing Crisis

National
The California State Legislature approved Assembly Bill 1487 (Chiu-San Francisco), which will allow the San Francisco Bay Area to come together and address the region’s housing challenges through new funding, programs, and tools.
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.087 Trillion

National
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $52.478 billion in August, providing financing for more than 207,000...
Habitat

Splunk partners with Habitat for Humanity to build and repair homes in over 20...

National
Splunk Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Habitat for Humanity this summer to help build and repair homes alongside future Habitat homeowners in over 20 communities around the world.

Five Defendants Indicted in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

National
Fraudulently Depressed Short Sale Prices, Costing Mortgage Loan Holders Millions of Dollars. An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Iskyo Aronov, Michael Konstantinovskiy
MBA

International Housing Association Focuses on Access to Housing Finance

National
The International Housing Association (IHA) is focusing on ways potential home owners across the world can access housing finance to achieve homeownership, IHA leaders announced during
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on Today’s Senate Banking Committee Hearing on the...

National
Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., today issued the following statement in response to today’s Senate Banking Committee hearing
NAHB

Vast Majority of Americans Cite Growing Housing Affordability Problem As a Crisis

National
Four out of five American households believe the nation is suffering a housing affordability crisis and at least 75 percent report this is a problem at the state and local level as well, according to a new nationwide survey conducted
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

National
Mortgage credit availability decreased in August according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
MBA

MBA Releases 2019 Mid-Year Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its mid-year rankings of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of June 30, 2019. At the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., with $681.8 billion in master

FOLLOWING SENATE DEM REQUEST, FEDERAL WATCHDOG SAYS THEY WILL INVESTIGATE TRUMP ADMIN’S EFFORTS TO...

National
 Senate Democrats today announced that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) will investigate the Trump administration’s efforts to use eminent domain
NHC

Statement on GSE hearing from David M. Dworkin, president and CEO of the National...

National
“Today’s hearing made significant progress on the path to housing finance reform. While there was plenty of disagreement, there was also important alignment around essential issues of a bipartisan deal that has eluded Congress in the past.
CHA

Chicago Housing Authority joins partners to break ground for Sarah’s On Sheridan Apts.

National
Chicago Housing Authority officials this week joined Sarah’s Circle, the City of Chicago Department of Housing, and development partners to break ground for Sarah’s on Sheridan Apartments in the Uptown community
FEMA

Don’t wait for disaster to happen: Insure your home against flood damage

National
Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, and nearly every major Texas city is vulnerable to hurricanes or sits in “Flash Flood Alley,” one of the most flash flood-prone areas in the nation.
MBA

MBA Forecasts Record Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Originations and Multifamily Lending in 2019 and 2020

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) forecasts that commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers will close a record $652 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties this year
NAR

Realtors® Applaud White House Efforts to Advance Fannie, Freddie Reform Discussions

National
National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement commending the Trump administration for its efforts to reform America’s housing finance system.
NIBS

Bringing Women Executives in Building Together: NIBS to Host Inaugural Event in October

National
The National Institute of Building Sciences is hosting its first annual Women Executives in Building Summit on Oct. 4. The event is being held at the headquarters of the National Restaurant Association in Washington, D.C.
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae reinstates NewDay USA and Sun West Mortgage Company to participation in multi-Issuer...

National
Ginnie Mae announced that it has removed the previously announced restriction limiting NewDay USA and Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. to Ginnie Mae II custom pools for VA single

New support includes $1.5 million to secure downtown home for Minnesota Museum of American...

National
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced $2.15 million in new investments focused on establishing downtown as a place for community, creativity and inclusive economic growth.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisers Can Help Clients Navigate Natural Disasters, Appraisal Institute Says

National
In the aftermath of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, appraisers can help their clients by providing expert market analysis, according to the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.